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23-Year-Old Nigerian Woman Burns Her Stepchildren’s Hands Over Plate Of Rice

Posted by Samuel on Sat 18th May, 2024 - tori.ng

The children, Genesis Geoffrey, seven years old: and Idadai Geoffrey, three years old, now have their affected hands bandaged.

Rachel Geoffrey

One Rachel Geoffrey, a 23-year-old woman and resident of Federal Housing Estate, Girei, the Adamawa State Police Command.

She was arrested for allegedly setting fire to the hands of her stepchildren.

The children, Genesis Geoffrey, seven years old: and Idadai Geoffrey, three years old, now have their affected hands bandaged.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Suleiman Nguroje, said in a statement that Rachel intentionally inflicted severe physical injuries on her stepchildren.

In the statement released Saturday, the police image maker said the incident occurred on Tuesday, May 14.

He said the children suffered several calculated acts of cruelty and human rights violations from their stepmother.

He explained that the children faced the wrath of the woman over a plate of rice she cooked and kept for her husband.

“The kids, because of hunger, ate their father’s food and that angered her. She then tied their hands with a handkerchief and set fire to them, resulting in the severe injuries they sustained,”
Nguroje explained.



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